Funding Opportunities

The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) has published its fiscal year 2016 Federal Funding Opportunity for Ocean Exploration (NOAA-OAR-OER-2016-2004629) to and opportunities are now open.

Pre-proposals were a prerequisite for submission of a full proposal and the deadline for receipt of pre-proposals was October 23, 2015.

Pre-proposals will be reviewed and applicants will be contacted and encouraged or discouraged to submit full proposals. Full proposals are due January 8, 2016.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the NOAA Ocean Explorer website to familiarize themselves with past and present OER-funded activities.

Quick Links pertinent to this funding opportunity include:


Contact Information for OER Federal Funding Opportunity
Yvette Jefferson
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, Room 10210
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-734-1002